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13 Chilly chocolate treats to get you through summertime

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Cool off with these cold chocolate treats

Chocolate cures just about everything, and these desserts prove it. They're so cool, they even make a hot day more bearable.

1. Frozen hot chocolate

Cool off with these cold chocolate treats

You can't even fathom drinking a hot chocolate in this sweltering heat, but this frozen version is a whole different story.

2. Dark chocolate peanut butter swirl ice cream

Cool off with these cold chocolate treats

Once you've tried this delicious homemade ice cream, you'll never eat store-bought again.

3. Cold chocolate cake

Cool off with these cold chocolate treats

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This dense and fudgy chocolate cake is served straight from the fridge. Enjoy it with a glass of milk and you'll be in heaven.

4. Chocolate-dipped raspberry smoothies on a stick

Cool off with these cold chocolate treats

These refreshing frozen raspberry smoothie pops are only made better when they're dipped in chocolate.

5. Triple chocolate mousse cake

Cool off with these cold chocolate treats

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We dare you to turn down this decadent dessert.

6. Chocolate coconut frappe

Cool off with these cold chocolate treats

It's way too hot for that morning coffee. Make your own frappé instead.

7. Greek yogurt fudge pop

Cool off with these cold chocolate treats

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This homemade fudge pop is so much better (and better for you) than the store-bought version.

8. Chocolate drizzled frozen fruit skewers

Cool off with these cold chocolate treats

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Delicious summer fruit is even more refreshing when it's frozen — and drizzled in chocolate, of course.

9. No-bake icebox cakes

Cool off with these cold chocolate treats

Cakes are even better when you don't have to turn on your oven to make them.

10. Greek yogurt chocolate mousse

Cool off with these cold chocolate treats

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Keep this lightened-up dessert recipe in your summer arsenal for a treat you won't have to feel guilty about.

11. Chocolate brownie batter milkshake

Cool off with these cold chocolate treats

As if a chocolate milkshake isn't drool-worthy on its own, this one is made with brownie batter. Excuse us as we swoon.

12. Chilled chocolate torte

Cool off with these cold chocolate treats

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A creamy chocolate mousse on top of a dense chocolate crust. What's not to like?

13. Homemade banana chocolate ice cream

Cool off with these cold chocolate treats

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There are only two ingredients in this simple homemade "ice cream." It's cold, light and perfect for summer.

This post was brought to you by Green & Black's Organic Chocolate.

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